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New legislation clamps down on surprise medical bills


Surprise medical bills occur when a patient goes to a hospital or an emergency room believing their insurance will cover their treatment. But if they get care from someone outside their insurance network they could unexpectedly be charged hundreds or thousands of dollars. A new law passed Monday aims to change those practices. New York Times reporter Sarah Kliff joins William Brangham to discuss.

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